Rare White Standardbred Horse Born at NJ Farm

It's the first white Standardbred racehorse born in North America in 14 years

Wednesday, May 23, 2012  |  Updated 9:34 AM EDT
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Officials say a New Jersey farm is home to a rare horse.

The U.S. Trotting Association says the colt, born at Fair Winds Farm in Upper Freehold Township on May 6, is the first white Standardbred racehorse born in North America in 14 years.

Officials believe the horse, which has not yet been named, was the result of a genetic mutation. The horse is the son of a reddish brown mother and reddish brown father.

Officials say the summer of 2014 is the earliest that the horse can race as a pacer.

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